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After Holiday Weight Gain Blues

Travel and Food Go Together – Pacing oneself is the challenge. Last updated 22 Jan 19, by Marc Woodard Another year has gone by with all the Holiday decor and cheer with it. I understand some of you had a tough time with the food choices and amount that you consumed; and last year’s weight loss resolution didn’t work out so well. With that being said, should I dare say some of you are not only (more…)

“FDA Bans Hydrogenated Trans Fats”

Be sure to eat healthy and get your daily walk exercise on. It does a body good. Updated:  14 Nov 2018, Marc Woodard In order to understand how unhealthy Trans Fats are it is necessary to first define and relate to them and how this unhealthy fat got into our food in the first place.  And why the FDA agrees it’s not fit for human consumption. Hydrogenated Trans fats were invented in the 1890s.  What took the FDA so long to put a ban (more…)

Incompatible Food and Drug Mixes

Many natural foods don’t mix well with medications Many don’t realize some foods can interact badly with prescription drugs when consumed together.  Those that fail to read the dietary warning’s listed on specific pharmaceutical labels, or disregard the prescription use instructions can cause risk to the body. Listed below are 7 common prescription drugs and foods that when consumed together can increase health risk and/or cause severe ill-health side effects.  There are many chemical reactions that (more…)

Cholesterol Dietary Guidelines

Walk, See, Exercise… A Great Way to Live Life to the Fullest     Many of today’s adults and children are not only overweight, but outright obese.  During my days as a kid the only obese people I recalled seeing around were adults between the ages of 30 and above.  In contrast, you see obesity and hear about high blood cholesterol as a problem for many more people today.  And much of our ill-health problems are (more…)

Best Cooking Oils, Smoke Point is Important Why?

Fish Cooked in the right oil provides much needed nutrients with fantastic flavor There are many cooking oils to choose from when considering oils used to cook meals.  Also, when selecting oils it is important to understand how overheating the oil can ruin the health property benefits the body might receive otherwise.  There are top cooking oil contenders rich in Oleic acid adding a greater health benefit to the diet (read the full story, Wisdom (more…)

Successful Weight Loss Based in Blood Chemistry Fuel

Eat less processed foods and more whole foods. Updated 16 December 2016,                    by Marc Woodard Doctor’s and Dieticians tell us to limit bad fats “saturated (animal products, meat, eggs, etc.) including Trans fats, which also correlates with bad LDL cholesterol and plaque buildup in the arteries.”  Both of these fats are associated with risk for cardiovascular heart disease.  Also diabetics are at great risk for heart attack or stroke. However, too little saturated fat in (more…)

Wisdom of Consuming Oleic Acid

Wisdom is Passed on Through Generations of the Wise. One Would Be Wise to Seek Council Oleic acid is a mono-unsaturated omega 9-fatty acid found in animal and vegetables.  It is considered a healthy source of fat and is commonly used to replace animal saturated fats in the diet.  One of the chief sources of oleic acid comes from olive oil.  Those that consume, or recommend consuming oleic acid should be considered wise by knowing (more…)

Why Should You be Concerned about Triglycerides?

Q.   What are Triglycerides, should I be concerned?   I received my blood test last week and my triglyceride count was 184.  I was told this is average for my age.  I also had another friend of mine tell me this is high.  I’m not sure I understand what this means to my health.  Can you help provide a little insight? A.    In a world where everyone is pinched for time; meal preparations within most family (more…)